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North Carolina’s Innovation Ranking Improves

Thursday, Apr 14, 2022

North Carolina continues to make progress in its overall innovation capacity, rising one place in its national ranking, but the state still needs to encourage more private-sector research and development activities, according to the latest edition of a closely watched report on innovation in Nort

New Small Business Grant Funds Available for North Carolina Technology Companies

Thursday, Jan 20, 2022

Applications are now being accepted for a new round of grantmaking from the One North Carolina Small Business Program, a key source of capital for North Carolina’s emerging technology companies.  The state program works in conjunction with two federal technology grants, the Small Business Innovat

29 Small Technology Companies Win Innovation Grants

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2021

Twenty-nine innovative companies across North Carolina have received grants to foster job creation and promote research and technological development in response to the pandemic, the Department of Commerce announced today.

North Carolina Gains Ground on Key Markers for Innovation

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020

North Carolina jumps forward two places nationally in an overall measure of innovation capacity, according to the 2019 Tracking Innovation report released today by the North Carolina Board of Science, Technology & Innovation.

24 Small Technology Companies Win Grants to Fund Innovation

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019

Twenty-four innovative small companies across North Carolina will get grants to develop new products, hire more employees, and purchase needed materials, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. A total of $1.1 million from the One North Carolina Small Business Program will go to the selected technol

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